Thursday, October 21, 2010
Today I Will Fly! by Mo Willems
Are you looking for easy first-reader books for your child to read to you? How about if they're laugh-out-loud funny and will motivate eager rereading?
Then you need to try the Elephant & Piggie books, Mo Willems' comicbook-like series for young readers. Elephant Gerald (you'll pardon the pun) and Piggie like to play together. However, misunderstandings happen even with the best of friends!
Dialogue is printed in word-bubbles: pink for Piggie and gray for Gerald. That means your child won't be distracted by confusing quotation marks, or repeated he said/she said. But evocative drawings and fonts teach the reader emotive reading, or even yelling. YOU will LIKE IT!